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Cooking for two can sometimes be a challenge. With these easy recipes you never have to worry about making too much or too little food. While most of these dishes yield four portions, they can easily be scaled down to feed two people without sacrificing flavor or doing complicated math. Plus, with food this tasty you'll want to have some leftovers around.
Here are some great recipe ideas to keep in mind when cooking a romantic meal for two:
Cooking For Two: Avocados Are Your Friend
All it takes is just one avocado to make this delicious and romantic appetizer for two featuring gorgonzola cheese and walnuts.
Try A Cozy Soup For Two
This bacon dumpling soup is great for cozying up to your sweetie on a cold night. Plus, who doesn't love bacon?
Homemade tomato soup is another comforting treat perfect for two. Enjoy a delicious soup made with sundried tomatoes, oregano and a bit of whipped cream.
Cooking For Two: Make Mini Pizzas
Save yourself the time and trouble of making a large pizza and make mini ones instead. You can use any of your favorite toppings such as fresh herbs and veggies, a variety of cheeses and cured meats.
An Easy and Sophisticated Recipe for Duck
An elegant yet simple dish for two featuring crispy duck breast glazed with a sumptuous pomegranate sauce. All you need to do is halve the recipe.
Salmon Fillets Are Also Great
Salmon fillets are another great option when cooking for two. Here is an easy recipe: poach the salmon fillets and serve with a Cantonese-style garlic and scallion sauce.
Cooking for Two: Irresistible Desserts
These refreshing orange tartlets with white chocolate mousse are the perfect size for sharing. If you'd like to have some leftover simply store the mousse separately and fill the buttery tarts right before serving.
Another great option for dessert is to make ice cream. The best part is you'll have plenty of leftovers in your freezer for your next ice cream craving.
Here is s delectable paleo vanilla ice cream you can make without an ice cream machine.